The late IEBC ICT manager Chris Msando’s widow is among dozens of Kenyans appointed to parastatals and State departments in changes unveiled on Friday.
Eva Buyu Msando was named alongside former Mbooni MP Kisoi Munyao, and John Masaba to be members of the Export Processing Zones Authority for a period of three years.
The appointments by Trade CS Peter Munya were effective September 20.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has also appointed former Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro and Zedekiah Bundotich, popularly known as Buzeki, as parastatal heads in the changes unveiled in a gazette notice.
He appointed Ethuro be the chairperson of the Higher Education Loans Board for a period of five (5) years.
Most of the appointees are ODM leader Raila Odinga and his Wiper counterpart Kalonzo Musyoka’s allies and 2017 election losers.
Buzeki, on other other hand, was named chairman of the Board of Chemelil Sugar Company Limited. All appointments were effective September 20.
Former Vice LSK chair Faith Waigwa will for the next three years be the chairperson of the Public Procurement Administrative Review Board.
The President also appointed Paul Gicheru to chair the Export Processing Zones Authority, for a period of three years with effect from the October 2. Gicheru’s appointment to PPARB was revoked in the changes.
Uhuru also appointed Mugambi Imanyara to be the chairperson of the Board of Kenya Industrial Estates, for a period of three years.
The cash-strapped East Africa Portland Cement Company will be under the stewardship of Edwin Kinyua for the next three years.
NASA CEO Norman Magaya was named as a member of the Kenya Film Classification Board.
ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru also named Canon David Leparleiya, Nehemiah Kipkoech Maina, June Gachui, and Joyce Wamucii Ndumia as members of the Films Board for the next three years.
Former Vihiga Governor Moses Akaranga was appointed by Environment CS Keriako Tobiko to be the chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the National Environment Trust Fund.
Former Mwingi North MP John Munuve was named member and the non-executive chairperson of the Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA) for a period of three years.
Ex-Kitui Senator David Musila was appointed to be the chairman of the Board of the National Museums of Kenya.
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